Piston and Connecting Rod Assembly (001-054)
B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
NOTE: The number stamped on the rod and cap at the
parting line must match and be installed on the oil cooler
side of the engine.
Install the connecting rod cap and capscrews to the con-
Alternately, tighten the two capscrews.
Turn 60 degrees clockwise.
NOTE: Do not measure the clearance between the rod cap
Measure the side clearance between the connecting rod
Side Clearance Limits
The crankshaft must rotate freely.
If the connecting rod is not properly oriented (tang
opposite the camshaft), it will contact the camshaft and
lock the engine.
Check for freedom of rotation as the connecting rod caps
are installed. If the crankshaft does not rotate freely, check
the installation of the connecting rod bearings and the